Life lessons while Painting with Diamonds

Many months ago, I saw an ad that caught my attention: Paint with Diamonds! The premise was simple: by placing colored gems one by one on a grid, eventually you end up with a beautiful work of act. It reminded me of cross-stitching, except without the cross-stitching 😉

I was really interested, and began browsing the online store. It seemed relatively easy to do, and the results looked amazing. However, each kit was pretty pricey! After thinking on it for some time (no spur of the moment purchase for me!), I eventually bought one off Amazon that was much…